Recordings and Goodbyes

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in News | No Comments

This poignant video piece by photographer Briony Campbell reminds me of our main character Oona with her voice recorder.  It’s part of Campbell’s photography project The Dad Project, in which she recorded the last few months of her father’s life — very touching, personal filmmaking.

Adeel in Chris Morris’s “Four Lions”

Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in News | No Comments

Adeel is currently on the front page of the Guardian website, starring in a very funny clip from Chris Morris’s new film Four Lions, which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this Saturday. Click on this link to see the clip:

London ADR Session

Posted by on Jan 10, 2010 in News | No Comments

The holiday season is over and it’s straight back to work for independent filmmakers. Ron and I have just returned from London where we caught up with a lot of people and got the new year off to a great start with a very successful ADR session / get-together with some of the Stranger Things […]

The New Year Parade

Posted by on Jan 9, 2010 in News | No Comments

If you are based in New York, be sure to check out Tom Quinn’s film The New Year Parade on Reel 13 tonight. Tom was in the IFP Narrative Lab a couple of years before us and has been a fantastic mentor to me and Ron in making Stranger Things. The New Year Parade is […]

Bridget Collins on audiobook!

Posted by on Oct 25, 2009 in News | No Comments

Bridget Collins will be reading the audiobook for her new novel A Trick of the Dark, which was published in September. Bridget is still receiving recognition for her first novel The Traitor Game. This summer she won the 2009 Branford Boase Award, which is an award for excellence in writing given to the most promising […]

Adeel Akhtar’s updated Bio

Posted by on Oct 23, 2009 in News | No Comments

Adeel has sent us news of what he’s been doing out there in the world since shooting Stranger Things and we’ve updated his bio on the website, so check it out. Not only did he sport a dashing turban in the Bollywoodized version of Wuthering Heights (which toured the U.K. for six months this year, […]

Independent Film Week Update

Posted by on Sep 24, 2009 in News | No Comments

We’ve had a great time at Independent Film Week. There’s been a screening of a scene from Stranger Things by Rooftop Films outdoors in DUMBO, an industry screening at the Clearview Cinema Chelsea (where it was very exciting to see how great the film looked projected onto a big old screen) and lots of meetings […]